Great Lakes Software Symposium

November 2 - 4, 2018

Using Reactive APIs of Java

Saturday - Nov 3 11:00 AM - GALLERY

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam

Founder of Agile Developer, Inc.

Reactive Programming is no longer an esoteric idea. Many libraries and tools have started providing excellent support for this idea of programming. So much that Java 9 has embraced this idea by including it into the specification. In this presentation we will take a dive into what reactive programming looks like from the Java specification point of view.

Reactive Programming
What problem does it solve
How to use it from Java point of view?
What can you do to make good use of it.

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About Venkat Subramaniam

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at You can reach him by email at or on twitter at @venkat_s.